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[movies]That's Right - Ken Smith
Made by Ken Smith from Prelinger Archives footage.
Keywords: need keyword
Downloads: 2,099 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Much Better - Smith, Ken
Made by Ken Smith from Prelinger Archives footage.
Downloads: 12,593 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(12 reviews)
[movies]Ant City - Moss (Paul F.)
Depicts ants as social creatures living in complex societies. Shows ways they control their environment. Ken Smith sez: This is probably the most genuinely entertaining of all the John Kieran's Kaleidoscope films. The poor ants are anthropomorphised to the nth degree; we even hear The Wedding March when the queen and her drone fly away from the nest. Kieran's patter has never been more meandering; he sounds like a befuddled uncle narrating home movies...
Downloads: 19,635 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Stop Driving Us Crazy! - Creative Arts Studios
Rusty, a spy from Mars, pays a visit to Earth and discovers how its inhabitants disrespect one another by driving poorly. The film espouses a Christian viewpoint on safety, stating that "reckless driving is a sin." The 1950s-style animation is great.Director: Mel Emde. Writer: William Bernal. Designer: Cliff Roberts. Animators: Ken Mundie, Dick Drew, Sammy Kai. Voices: Howard Morris. Music: Benny Golson with Art Blakey and his Jazz Messengers...
Keywords: Animation; Safety: Automotive; Religion
Downloads: 22,228 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Brink of Disaster - Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
Film opens with montage of scenes of student protest. Credits occur over this sequence. Loosely structured as a narrative in which John Smith (a college student) is visited by his great great great (etc.) grandfather John Smith (from 1776), this film works to educate a young audience on the "breakdown of moral, religious, and ethical principles" in the US. With the help of a history professor, John Smith (1776) explains how he gave his life to build the USA and nowadays a "bunch of young hooliga...
Downloads: 1,229 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Dating: Do's and Don'ts - Coronet Instructional Films
Shows the progress of the date, from choosing the right girl and asking her through the last "good night."
Downloads: 493
[movies]Better Use of Leisure Time - Coronet Instructional Films
How to make the most of your free time.
Keywords: Social guidance
Downloads: 17,066 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; World War II: Industrial production; World War II: Prewar preparedness
Downloads: 3,339 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents Motoring's Magic Carpet Hydra-Matic B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; World War II: Industrial production; World War II: Prewar preparedness
Downloads: 5,135 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]It Can't Last - U.S. Navy
World War II propaganda film aimed at the homefront, attempting to increase popular mobilization.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront
Downloads: 4,828 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the "Custom 8 Cruiser" B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; World War II: Industrial production; World War II: Prewar preparedness
Downloads: 3,624 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]It Takes Everybody to Build This Land - Ritter Young Lerner Associates
Traces the development and discusses the importance of specialization in American industry and agriculture, with the added attraction of a left-populist folkie score.
Keywords: Interdependence; Labor; Occupations: General
Downloads: 2,020 1.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the "Seventy" B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; World War II: Industrial production; World War II: Prewar preparedness
Downloads: 30,835 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Using the Bank - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Banking services and procedures in the pre-computer era.
Keywords: Economics; Occupations: Banking industry; Finance
Downloads: 2,027,414 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Spot News - Handy (Jam) Organization
Dramatization of how photographs are transmitted by wire, an exciting new technology in the 1930s.
Keywords: Communication: Wirephotos; Media: Newspapers; Technology
Downloads: 1,030,974 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Kingdom of Plastics, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Properties and uses of modern plastics in the post-World War II era.
Keywords: Materials: Plastics
Downloads: 5,223 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Good Loser, The - Centron Corporation
Learning to accept defeat with grace comes hard to a habitual winner.
Keywords: Social guidance; Gender roles; Psychology
Downloads: 3,305 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Eyes and Their Care (An Introduction), The - ERPI Classroom Films, Inc.
Animated drawings explain physiology of sight; how eyeglasses work.
Keywords: Perception: Vision; Animation
Downloads: 5,552 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Mother Mack's Puppies Find Happy Homes - Frith Films
Multicultural parable showing the similarities between six California families, each of whom adopts a Scottie puppy. Produced and directed by Emily Benton Frith.
Keywords: Animals: Dogs; Race relations; California: Multiculturalism
Downloads: 3,097 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Building a Highway - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Major steps in the construction of a two-lane (pre-Interstate) highway.
Keywords: Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Downloads: 6,752 1.50 out of 5 stars1.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Golden Years, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Bowling made respectable and appealing to middle-class Americans through modernization and "Populuxe" design.
Keywords: Recreation; Sports: Bowling; Families
Downloads: 333,329 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the "Sixty" B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; World War II: Industrial production; World War II: Prewar preparedness
Downloads: 3,761 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Understand Your Emotions - Coronet Instructional Films
Biology teacher explains emotions, voluntary and involuntary behavior.
Keywords: Social guidance; Psychology; Psychology: Emotions
Downloads: 9,939 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Pearl Harbor (short version) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Non-narrated agitprop film made as a quick response to the bombing of Pearl Harbor and the U.S. entry into World War II.
Keywords: World War II: Pearl Harbor; Propaganda
Downloads: 31,388 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Unisphere: Biggest World on Earth, The - MPO Productions, Inc.
Designing and building the symbol of the 1964 New York World's Fair.
Keywords: World's Fairs: New York, 1964
Downloads: 9,114 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Mullinaires, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
A chorus of kitchen salesmen sings an inspirational song to rally the rest of the troops.
Keywords: Appliances: Sales; Music: Choral; Rituals
Downloads: 5,836 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Atomic Energy as a Force for Good (Part II) - Christophers, The
Drama showing the reactions of citizens of a small town to the construction of a nuclear energy plant in their community, and their acceptance of the peaceful aspects of atomic energy.
Keywords: Atomic-nuclear: Peaceful uses; Sustainability; Rural life
Downloads: 4,089 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Herds West - Daggett (Avalon) Productions
Shows production of beef from the grasslands of the range to the feeding barns near big Western cities.
Keywords: Meat: Production
Downloads: 2,900 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Key to Our Horizons - Handy (Jam) Organization
A mid-century tribute to the automobile and its importance in American life and the economy.
Keywords: Automobiles: Economic effects; Car culture: General; Occupations: Automotive
Downloads: 7,479 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Hair Dress Through the Ages - Moss (Paul F.) & Thelma Schnee
Tongue-in-cheek survey of the evolution of hair design, using footage from an old German novelty short subject.
Keywords: Fashion; Hair; Gender roles
Downloads: 19,082 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Mr. and Mrs. America - U.S. Treasury, War Finance Division, Motion Picture and Special Events Division
Mobilizing citizens on the homefront in World War II.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront
Downloads: 4,891 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Triple Goodness - Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
Inside view of dairy production, capped by talking cows.
Keywords: Animals: Cows; Occupations: Dairy industry; Agriculture: Dairy industry
Downloads: 4,825 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]What Is Business? - Coronet Instructional Films
Business produces Mother's pen, the bread on the breakfast table, and the pop-up toaster into which the bread goes.
Keywords: Economics; Free enterprise
Downloads: 6,318 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Gossip, The - Centron Corporation
High-school students experience (and discuss) the damaging effects of gossip.
Keywords: Social guidance
Downloads: 7,393 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Behind the Lens - Handy (Jam) Organization
Scientific and special-purpose cinematography helps reveal what would otherwise be invisible.
Keywords: Perception: Vision; Motion pictures: Production; Motion pictures: Scientific
Downloads: 10,853 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Defense Comes First With Oldsmobile (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles, emphasizing Oldsmobile's adaptability under wartime conditions.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; World War II: Industrial production; World War II: Prewar preparedness
Downloads: 6,820 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Princess and the Pauper, The - Handy (Jam) Organization
Nicky Nome, a spinoff from "A Coach for Cinderella" and hero of this cartoon, rescues a treasure-laden pauper from the Valley of Jewels, taking him to the princess on a magic carpet, which transforms itself into a new Chevrolet. Expresses a caricatured view of Arab people, typical of many cartoons of the time.
Keywords: Animation: Advertising; Automobiles: Advertising; Orientalism
Downloads: 26,506 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Dating: Do's and Don'ts - Coronet Instructional Films
Shows the progress of the date, from choosing the right girl and asking her through the last "good night."
Downloads: 3,200 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Good Sportsmanship - Coronet Instructional Films
How sportsmanship enriches daily living: a lesson for teens.
Keywords: Social guidance
Downloads: 7,367 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Making Films That Teach - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, Inc.
Made to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Encyclopaedia Britannica Films, this film shows the steps in the process of producing educational films, including scripting, shooting, editing and capturing of sound.
Keywords: Motion pictures: In education
Downloads: 11,136 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Holiday for Bill (Part II) - Handy (Jam) Organization
Cliche-ridden rural/urban improbable romance concocted to promote Ford tractors.
Keywords: Rural America; Music; Gender roles
Downloads: 3,524 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Let's Be Good Citizens at School - Camerart Pictures
Shows the importance of being neat and careful and of helping in such ways as picking up another's coat and making a new child feel he belongs to the group.
Keywords: Social guidance; Social guidance: Etiquette; Citizenship
Downloads: 16,380 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Let Us Break Bread Together (Part II) - Film Production Unit, Bureau of AV Instruction
How a New York City school district promoted racial integration and intergroup tolerance.
Keywords: Diversity; New York City; Society: Education
Downloads: 3,418 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Responsibility - Centron Corporation
Teaching teenagers to come up with their own sense of responsibility.
Keywords: Social guidance
Downloads: 3,878 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Personal Hygiene (Part II) - U.S. Army
Military training drama showing how the residents of a barracks convince a sloppy soldier to clean up his act. With many folk songs on cleanliness.
Keywords: Health and hygiene; Military; Music: Folk
Downloads: 10,863 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Censorship: A Question of Judgment? - Horizon Productions Services
Should the sponsor of a high-school newspaper have the power to determine whether a picture of a student fight should be printed?
Keywords: Social guidance; Censorship
Downloads: 3,955 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Towers, The - Rembrandt Films
Simon Rodilla and the building of the Watts Towers in south-central Los Angeles.
Keywords: Art and artists: Self-taught; Los Angeles
Downloads: 15,814 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Eat for Health - Encyclopaedia Britannica Films
Ralph learns the five food groups, helping him to eat a balanced diet, and has more fun because of his better health.
Keywords: Health and hygiene; Food; Nutrition
Downloads: 5,353,220 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(11 reviews)
[movies]When You Are a Pedestrian - Progressive Pictures
Pedestrians and motorists share the responsibility for accident prevention. Filmed on the streets and sidewalks of Oakland, California, and on a tabletop with model cars and dolls representing pedestrians. The film that began the Prelinger Archives collection.
Keywords: Safety: Pedestrian; Animation: Stop-motion; San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland
Downloads: 8,548 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]None for the Road: Teenage Drinking and Driving - Centron Corporation
Hybrid nonfiction/fiction film showing experiments with alcohol-addled rats, plus a story of teenagers who die while DUI.
Keywords: Substance abuse: Alcohol; Car culture: Youth; Safety: Automotive
Downloads: 10,887 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
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